Maine coon

Maine coon cat

noun
one of an American breed of large semi-longhaired domestic cats with a shaggy ruff and a long, bushy tail.
Also called Maine coon.
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Maine Coon
 
n
a breed of large powerfully-built long-haired indigenous American cat
 
[C20: so-called because it was first recognized as a specific breed in Maine, USA, and because it somewhat resembles a raccoon in appearance]

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